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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, march 24th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." president trump tells house republicans to pass the health care bill today or obamacare stays. white house budget director joins us. plus a tragedy on a major highway. a big rig slams into a bus ka carrying athletes home. how the $81 million theft from the new york federal reserve could signal a new kind of threat. but we begin this morning with a
opener," your world in 90 skojds. >> we will repeal and replace this broken law. >> president trump issues an ultimatum to republicans on health care. >> pass the bill today or obamacare is here to stay. >> i think at the end of the day this is the only train leaving the station. >> it doesn't seem to be closing. i'm going to call the roll. the london attack. arrests in khalid masood. >> anxious to try to build up asis picture of this man and his isentnto a vie renlts system. a teen and assistant coach is dead. >> polhaice ve aterresd a suspect following a series of bomb threats that rattled jewish community centers across the u.s. another showdown over sueme
gorsuch. >> house committee chairman devin nunes apologized for not briefing president trump. >> a student jumps to the rescue of a choking classmate. >> all that -- >> firefighters to thecu rese after they discovered a dog unconscious in a burning apartment in california. >> all right. bud. >> that's it. xavier. >> and kansas will advance. >> all that -- >> you had aec rent medical. >> heart surgery. they said if you had energy before, watch out, man. >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> the solution isn't in this bill. my hope would be that we go back to the drawing board and take our time. >> unfortunately trump's budget for education cut funding for drawing boards so there's no
>> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell and gayle king are off, so anthony mason and alex wagner are here. they're now working seven days a week. this promises to be a dramatic and pivotal day for the republican plan to replace obamacare. president trump issue and ultimatum last nooim night to house republicans. pass the bill today or he will move on and they will beck with obamacare. top white house staff went to capitol hill to deliver the message. >> the house committee is moving right now to prepare the bill. votes are expected to start this morning. >> at least 35 republicans plan to vote no. house speaker ryan needs 13 out of those holdouts to change their mind or the bill will
vote yes. chip reid is on capitol hill. good morning. >> good morning. this is an extraordinary high stakes gamble by president trump. he's basically ordering the republicans to change their votes. the question now is do they obey him or call his bluff. after meeting with budget director mick mulvaney and top white house advisers reince priebus and steve bannon, house speaker paul ryan made a decision. we will repeal and replace this broken law because it's collapsing and it's failing families and tomorrow we're proceeding. >> president trump dispatched his leaders after failing to pass the first significant piece of legislation. >> mr. mulvaney made it clear mr. trump is done negotiating. >> he wants the vote on the house care bill to be today, no matter what. if they fail to pass this bill, he said,
keep obamacare in place and house republicans will be blamed. >> the test for the conference, can you be a governing party. the president has done everything to put us in a position to win. >> after a frustrating day, the most conservative member of congress are still not satisfied with the latest changes. the updated bill drops the requirement that insurance companies cover ten essential health benefits including hospitalization, maternity care, prescription drugs, and mental health services. >> i'm not confident in anything right now. the final vote is scheduled to happen sometime this afternoon. if the bill fails, president trump says health care reform is dead, but as we've seen before with president trump driving the bus, just about anything can happen. anthony? >> chip, thanks. the president is
house. major, good morning. >> during the campaign then candidate trump said washington was all talk, no action. he's done talking about obamacare repeal p now he wants action. of course, the white house can't demand a vote from the house and when mick mulvaney the budget director said we want the vote, reince predissaiebus said we do have the vote and mulvaney said he doesn't care. the president wants a vote. the postponement was no setback but earlier in the day -- >> i anticipate. >> -- the white house predicted victory, this hours before the vote was postponed by house republicans lacking the votes to pass the bill and eager to avoid embarrassment. >> do you expect there to be a vote tonight? >> that's what i understand. >> is thereny sort of plan if the bill does not pass tonight? >> it's going pass, so
it. >> for his part thursday afternoon the president climbed into the driver's seat to the delight of truckers but soon the bill was stalled if not stymied. and then president trump spoke as if nothing had changed. >> today the house is voting to repeal and replace the disaster known as obamacare. we'll see what happens. it fwiengs be a close vote. >> which prompted this obvious question. president trump did not. president trump said he was a different kind of politician, one would w.h.o. would walk away if he felt it was necessary. he's prepared the walk away. >> we spoke with mick mulvaney from the white house. >> good morning, charlie. >> why do you think an ultimatum will work now with the caucus when it hasn't fo
got a new president in place and a president who tried to deliver the message last night, which is that the republicans are all on the same page. yesterday was the 7th anniversary of the signing of obamacare, today should be the beginning of its unwinding. we're all looking for the same thing. we want to take obamacare away and give people the control and options that they want, the quality that they deserve, and the affordability that they need, but we need to do it today. >> but a poll suggests the plan is very unpopular at this point. 56% of americans disapprove of it. 17% approve cutting medicare funding. >> first of all nothing cuts medicare. >> medicaid. >> that's fine. i do that all the time. i'm sure most folks don't know what's in the bill. we have made the bill over the course of the last weeks. my guess is most people don't know the phase 2 reguly
the point of the matter is this. they know they don't like obamacare. it takes the control of their own health care out of their hands, it takes affordability away from them, and they want something better. what's sitting in the house today is better than that, and this is the chance to pass it. >> mr. mulvaney, when you talk about something better, us the that include the slashing of essential services including maternity care, emergency services, and prescription drugs? >> i love the term slashing essential terms. i've talked about this. states not only have the ability to require those services, of them already do. i talked to some folks in the northeast and they say we don't mind that much about essential health benefits because our states already require insurance policies sold in our states to have that. what we're doing is taking away the federal controls of the system. if you live in a state that wants to manage maternity coverage for a 60-year-old wo
doesn't to that? >> then you can figure out a way to change the state you live in? >> so you should move? >> no. they should try to change their own state legislatures and state laws. why do we look to the federal government to fix our local problems? that's one of the problems of obamacare. that i took one size fits all and crammed it down. nobody can actually afford to go to the doctor and that's what we're trying to fix and that's what the house bill does. >> there are many who say it's not only members of congress here but the president's agenda, that if he cannot get through a replacement health care, that the rest of his agenda will be at risk. >> a couple of different things on that. first of all, the rest of the agenda will stand on its own, the tax policy will stand on its own merits, the infrastructure policy will stand on its own merits. the efforts to put people back to work. this is one by the way, there will many
obamacare suppresses the desire to go to work. this is actually a jobs bill today on the house. in any event, all of those other policies will stand on their own merit, but folks will have to be accountable. why they didn't vote to get rid of obamacare when they had the chance, that chance is today. >> mick mulvaney, thanks for joining us. they privately apologized for his decision to brief president trump on intelligence incidents. he ingered both democrats and republicans for briefing president trump before sharing it with his own committee. he said conversations between his transition team and foreign in officials were intercepted by the intelligence team. he explained why he went to the president. >> it's clear i would be concerned fi was the president and that's why i wanted hmm to know and i felt iad
and obligation to tell him. >> reporter: it came amid president trump's unproven allegations that the obama administration wiretapped trump tower. minority leader chuck schumer vowed to lead the move. at least ten of the senators declared their opposition to the nomination yesterday. the announcement came as the senate judiciary committee wrapped up four days of hearings on gorsuch. the panel's expected to sejd his nomination to the full senate early next month. around 20 students are in the hospital and two people including a track coach are dead after a semitruck crashed into a school bus overnight. a high school boy's track team was on board. investigators say the semitruck veered into oncoming traffic in tallco, texas, and hit the school bus. david begnaud is there. good morning.
this is a mess. is the bus rolleding on its side. what we're told is a big rig driver veered across the center line and clipped the bus. this is actually the front door of the 18-wheeler. it ripped the 18-wheeler's door off. the bus rolled. there were 18 to 19 kids on the bus who were hurt. the big rig continued and hit head on with someone behind the bus. she was the track coach and died instantly. the big rig driver died as well. 18 to 19 kids all a part of the boys' track team on this bus were taken to a local hospital. miss beard died instantly we're told. there was actually a girls' track team on a bus about a mile behind. they were not involved in the crash. they happened upon the incident. this should have been a short 55ive.
to the school but it ended tragically. if there is some good news it is this. the man driving the bus, he's the coach of the boys' track team and he's just out of surgery and in stable condition. >> david, thanks. british police made two more arrests overnight in connection with the deadly attack on tourists in london. thousands gathered in trafalgar square to honor the victims. they carried candles and signs that read hate will not divide us. american curt cochran was killed. a police officer along with a british woman also died. a fourth victim, 75-year-old leslie rhodes died yesterday in the hospital. elizabeth palmer is in london. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the man who
adrian russell ayou went by sent names before he settled on the one this week when he turned himself into a terrorist. khalid ma hood was fatally shot by a police officer during wednesday's attack so he can't explain why he decided the commit mass murder with a rental car, but british security forces have begun to piece his story together. they've raided properties, have nine people if custody, and spoken to masood's mother. he did have a petty criminal record but was not on the ray tar for extremist links. counterterrorist expert mark rhodes. >> we need to find out if he acted alone or if others have encouraged, supported, or directed him. >> reporter: as soon as he attacked outside britain'sment, theresa may was rushed away to
and heartbreak of masood's crimes. he stabbed a policeman to death. here's keith palmer an hour before he died posting with a tourist. kurt died after being flung off a bridge. last night in trafalgar square there was a individualual organized by the mayor to pay respects for dead and take comfort in unity and solidarity. >> i can say i'm not afraid. i am a little bit, but we're all toke and that makes me feel safer. >> the london police have been talking about the size of this investigation. it is huge. not only have they got on find masood's family and contacts, there were a thousand wites
the attack happened. alex? >> elizabeth palmer in london. thank you. the man threatened the jewish community centers says his medical problems might be to blame. he's dual citizen of israel and the united states. fbi personnel traveled to israel for theion. jeff pegues is in rockwell, maryland, one of the places that received the bomb tletd. >> reporter: the threat here came in january. it was bitter cold and about noon and it forced the emergency evacuation of about 200 schoolers and their teachers. he is accused of calling n-bomb threats to dozens of jewish community
that may have had an effect on his cognitive condition. >> because of this he didn't serve in the army, didn't go to high school, didn't go to elementary school. >> the fbi says investigating the is a tot priority for them. a team of agents went to israel to track down the suspect. the attorney general said this investigation is a culmination of a large-scale probe scanning multiple cocontinentals. anthony? a russian defektser critical of president vladimir putin is gunned down outside his hotel. again, the growing head of opposition figures and kremlin
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president trump has been moving aushds so much the secret service can't keep up with him. according to the "washington post"ing they're asking for an additional $60 million to cover him while he's traveling. you know, it might be time for trump the put a travel ban on himself because that's a lot of money. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." this weekend president trump will be staying in washington, and today he'll be watching the house vote on the republican bill to replace obamacare. a major sticking point is the obamacare requirement that insurance companies cover ten essential benefits. >> the updated fw op bill removes coverage for things leak cancer
services, pregnancy, and new born care. conservatives argue that will lower insurance but many say it will leave millions underinsured. the state department is telling embassies to ramp up security checks before giving visas to tourists. business travelers and relatives of them. they've been ordered the draw up criteria for so-called population sets needing extra scrutiny. the state department did not give details. it said it is working the meet president trump's memorandum for enhanced vetting of visa applicants. >> "the new york times" says internet privacy rules from the obama era could be struck down. a bill passed says they can use the information without permission. "the boston globe" reports that tom
bowl jersey has been handed back to the patriots. the jersey he wore in super bowl's 49 and 51 were returned yesterday to gillette stadium. roger craft thanks the fbi and authorities. the mexican newspaper shows a man walking off. no arrests have been made. 66% of cancer-causing dna mutations are unavoidable. the errors crop up as cells copy themselves. every time a cell decides three mutations occur, but scientists say it is still a good idea to avoid healthy and unhealthy foods. and the desiree news reports the american man killed in the london terror attack is being remembered for his musical talents. 5 -year-old kurt cochran was visiting london with his wife melissa to celebrate their 25
wedding anniversary. the utah couple was on the westminster bridge when the attack happened. she's still in the hospital this morning. a british woman and police officer was also killed. 45-year-old leslie rhodes died later at the hospital. jonathan vigliotti is on the bridge. good morning. >> good morning. they were on the last day of what they described as their dream vacation when they became one of the first victims. were walking on the sidewalk when they were struck. melissa's body was thrown here, her body cushioned by a souvenir stand. her husband was thrown over 20 feet below. this shows tmoments. amazingly her sister said she survived with a broken leg, rib, and cut on her head. melissa and her husband kurt were celebrating their 25th wed anniversary and stopped in the
are mormon missionaries. kurt was killed in the attack. >> he was one of those guys that you wanted to be friends with in five minutes. >> reporter: friends and neighbors near the utah home describe him as a passionate musician. >> he had that touch and i'm going to cherish what i've got to record with him. >> on twitter trump offered condolences and called cochran a great american. aysha frad was also reportedly killed. she was on her way to pick up her children from school. on thursday flowers wither laid for keith palmer, the police officer established. he was described a loving huh and father. 50 people from 11 countries were
with his car across the bridge knocking a woman into the river thames. >> he was heading on his way to work. >> i was trying to defend myself as i could. i put my arms forward and the car tumbled me ore and that was it basically. >> and he's lucky to be alive. in all, 31 people taken to the hospital. we're told two remain in critical condition. anthony. >> jonathan vigliotti in london. thank you, jonathan. ukraine's president blames russian for the killing of a lawmaker and creme incritic who defended last year. he was shot and killed yesterday near the entrance of a hotel in kiev, ukraine's capital. he was a key witness in a treason case against ukraine's
pro-russian president. anna werner shows why he was targeted. good morning. >> good morning. ukrainian officials describe it as an execution shooting and an act of terrorism. it's the latest incident involving violence of people critical of moscow. he was gunned town in public outside this hotel in kiev. prosecutors say the motive remains unclear, but ukrainian officials believe moscow was behind the attack of the foreign russian politician who became a vocal criticism of the kremlin. he was scheduled to give testimony at the prosecutor's office, the purpose of which was not immediately clear. in an interview last month, he said he was not concerned for his safety and was not going to hide. the ukraine government did not agree, providing hum with a bodyguard who was injured in thursday's fire fight after shooting and killing his attacker. he joins a growing list
people all critical of the russian government and/or vladimir putin who ended up dead including this man who in 2006 drank tea in london laced with radioactive pull polonium russian critic is now recovering from a second alleged poisoning by the putin regime. he spoke to "60 minutes" about his first alleged attack. >> i was at at one point, i think, eight different life support machines and doctors told my wife it would be a 5% chance i would survive. >> reporter: he survived both incidents but his
consulate was killed in 2015. >> people should. be killed for their political activity and they happen to disagree with the government. russia denies any eninvolve management. a spokesman for president putin calls the act of state terrorism absurd. >> that's an incredible list. >> it's a shocking list. >> yeah. and it keeps getting longer. anna, thanks for that. north korea may have taken cyber warfare to a new level by stealing more than $80 million from a u.s. bank. why an earlier hack against sony pictures could link the country to this massive new heist. and a texas man convicted of murdering his pregnant wife in 2007 is a free man now. how new evidence helped get him out of prison and why his freedom might be short-lived. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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north korea may have played a role in one o the biggest bank heists of all time. the cyber theft happened last february possibly linked the north korea. stole $81 billion from bangladesh's account at the federal reserve bank in new york. investigators are trying to determine if north korea's dictator kim jong-un is behind it. vladimir duthiers is outside the federal reserve. vlad, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. they're known to have used a paid messaging system kno
swift to move accounts to the philippines. security officials say if north korea is behind the threat, we could be seeing the rise of a new global security threat. just weeks after test firing four missiles, they could be expanding their capabilities on an additional battlefront, cyber theft. sources tell cbs news the codes used by hackers in last february's bank heists are similar to those used in the cyber attack in sony pictures in 2014 which investigators have connected to north korea. nsa deputy director richard legit told cyber security panel if confirmed the stakes could be significant they used a global payment system called swift. it helps some 11,000 financial institutions transfer money.
the system, they were able to create messages instructing them to release funds from the bank accounts. s symantec investigated the crime. >> we can say this is the same group or group of people with access to those same tools. >> reporter: the fbi says the same person carried out the attack. while no formal charges have been brought against north korea, security experts are paying close atongs this case. >> this group remains active. we clearly see them coming after other banks including u.s. banks in the future. >> reporter: eric shin said they tried to take a billion but only succeeded in taking $81 million,
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it is friday, march 24th, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including the drama playing out today on capitol hill over the republican plan to replace obamacare. we'll look at whether the gop can whip up enough votes. we'll talk to john dickerson and major garrett. but first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >>s thi is an extraordinary high stakes gamble. the question for him now is do they obey him or call his bluff. >> he told the speaker, the president doesn't care. he wants a vote and he wants it now. >> why do you think an ults may item will work now? >> because i think you've got a
to deliver thesa mesasge lt night, which is that the republicans are all on the same page. we're all looking for same thing. we want to take obamacare away. >> reporter: this is the bus that rolled on its side. it is clear when you look inside how violent that crash actyuall was. >> police have been talking about the size of this investigation. it was huge. there were a thousand witnesses. >> this came in back in january. the fbi says itinvesgating hate crimes is a top priority. mateen wants israel to track down the suspect. >> "time" magazine published an interview with president trump when they asked if he thought the false statements he made damaged his reputation, trump replieds, i can't be doing so badly because i'm president and you're not. i told my 2-year-old daughter that he said that and she was like, dude, grow up. i'm charlie rose with anthony mason andx
norah and fwagayle are off. president trump says he's ready to move on and if they fail, the gop will be stuck with obamacare. the house rules committee is meeting right now. these are live pictures. a full house vote is expected later today. the house had planned to vote yesterday on the president's first major piece of legislation, but republicans failed to line up enough support. >> last night president trump dispatched white house advisers as well as budget director mick mulvaney to the capitol. this morning mulvaney told us why the president is done negotiating. >> the message was you've about had seven years the work on this, we've given it a lot of discussion. charlie, i think more members of congress have been through the white house in the last week than were here for the whole eight years of the obama administration. democrats included were here over the course of the last couple of day t
various things. the point is this. they've had time to work on it, i'm not going to sit around and wait for them to negotiate over the next several weeks or months. this is the day. >> major garrett is at the white house. major, what's going on behind the scenes right now? >> it's no wonder that they're looking at who cut a deal. is that's why both were sent to capitol hill, with a message, backed up by mick mulvaney and the budget director. the time to vote is now. it's a huge high stakes gamble, but this administration has decided all of them were essentially circling around the issue and not getting to a moment of decision. that's what the president wants and as a senior official told me today, there's a very fine line between being decisive and being impatient. we believe we're being decisive. >> major, how many of these last-minute changes were starters for h
it's sort of central to this whole issue of whether or not the speaker of the house paul ryan can find the votes necessary to pass this because moderates see the bill constantly moving in the direction of the hard core conservative tea-party-inspired caucus. they don't like that and they're hardening their opposition to this bill because of changes made to take away some of the federal mandates for essential health benefits and provide extra money for them to do that. they see them moving away and keep about the affordable care act. that's essential for the house. until they resolve that, they cannot pass. >> thank you. john dickerson is in washington. john, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> when everything else has failed, will this ultimatum work? >> we'll find out. it's kind of the last tool in the tool kit which is you've got to be in the negotiation to walk away.
negotiations. in talking to a lot of people over the course of covering him who have done it and watched him, this is a part of what you do. you force it. as major said, it's very high stakes. >> if they fail and if the ultimatum doesn't work, doesn't everybody lose here on the republican side? >> well, it's not going to be pretty. and the thing to watch if it doesn't happen if there is failure is to watch the immediate finger pointing because president trump and house speaker paul ryan have to stay in synch to get all the other things they want to get done and there's a little tiny distance in "the new york times" story between the president and paul ryan. the president reportedly saying he wishes he started with tax reform, maybe wasn't so sure this was the right thing to do at the start. if there's distance, it creates more opportunities within the republican ranks, so if it doesn't pass, you're right. there will be a lot of finger pointing, and the question is how they regain their cohesion because they won't be able to go forward without it. >> to that end, jo
york times" report says that president trump regrets pursuing health care repeal first. what does that tell you about his appetite going forward because if this passes, it is not a done deal in the senate and has to be reconciled again in the house. >> that's right. there's a long process going -- to come, and the fixes that were made to get votes in the house will lose votes among some senators who are under different kinds of pressures. i mean what donald trump is learning as a president is that what all presidents learn, which is it's easier to win an election where you say the choices between a and b, than it is to negotiation a complicated piece of legislation where the choices are not between a and b and where they have sticky concerns that are not so easy to fix. and so if there is a victory in the house, there is still much debate and much argument to go as it goes over to the senate. >> john, how much power does the house freedom have and are they really ready to buck
president in their first major policy vote? >> they look like they're ready, although things are quite fluid. they have a lot of power and a lot of meetings and they've gotten a lot of attention, and the bill has been moved in their direction, even though everybody knows it's got this next stage to face in the senate and that the more conservative it's made in the house, the more problems that potentially creates in the senate. so any group that can stick together that is more than 21 has a lot of power because 21 is the number of votes -- republican votes that are needed to get this passed in the house. so the freedom conference, you know, has got that power because they're sticking together. >> so what are the lessons to learn from all this, john? >> well, the lessons are the more complicated -- these negotiations are more complicated than perhaps the president thought and, you know, it's -- i'm not sure what the lesson is really. giev to see how the final vote goes. if he pulls this out at the end by saying
then the lesson is be a hard negotiator at the end. so i'm not sure, charlie. >> it may be -- somebody once said that watching legislation is like watching sausage being made. >> yes. although, that should be a lesson they already knew at the beginning. this is a piece of -- you know, it is ugly and part of what the argument the president and others are making to republicans is this is what governing looks like and stop wanting the perfect and get behind what's possible. of course, there are a lot of republicans who came to washington saying that's why we came, is to not go for just the possible but to go for what we promised voters, and that's one of the clashes you've about got her. >> john dickerson in washington. thanks, john. >> thanks, charlie. sunday on face the nation john will species with republican congressman tray doughty and democrat adam schiff plus former secretary of state george schultz. that's sunday here on
police investigating the attack in london made two more significant arrests. police say khalid ma load was born adrian russell ajao. he was not on the radar for extremist links. police are trying to determine if he acted alone. crowds have fwaktserred in t trafalgar square. among the dead, kurt come ran, police officer along with a british woman were always killed. a fourth victim leslie rhodes died later in the hospital. >> a man accused of killing his pregnant wife is freed from prison because of questions about his trial. >> i'm richard schlesinger of 48 hours. a popular football coach gets a new chance at freedom.
a world war ii torpedo boets is ready for a new role. ahead, how more than 200 volunteers lovingly restored the boat the way it looked in 1944. we will take you onboard. after more than 70 patrol missions during world war ii, this pt boat is back home. i'm omar villafranca. coming up, we'll show you the boat's next mission. ♪
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a convicted murderer has a new chance at freedom after serving nearly a decade in prison. david temple was a hometown football star and coach in texas. he was imprisoned for the murder of his pregnant wife. a new twist has emerged 18 years after the crime. in a preview of tomorrow's "48 hours" richard schleer
updates us on the story from last year. >> david temple was convicted of the 1999 murder of his pregnant wife belinda. he spent nine years in prison for the crime. prosecutor kelly siegler, legendary for her dramatic courtroom tactics tried the case in 2007. >> so who is david temple. he's a man who nobody ever said no to. >> her theory was he killed his wife to be with the woman he was having the affair with, heather scott. temple's attorney famous for helping billionaire robert durst get acquitted of murder reminded jurors that in this case there was no hard evidence linking temple to the crime. >> it's true that david had an affair. that doesn't make him a murderer. >> temple has always maintained
>> and i pray every day that my name for once and all be cleared. >> in 2012, temple's appellate attorneys casey go trow and stanley snyder finally saw the complete police report and they say it contained critical evidence never seen before by the defense. >> on my left is the complete investigative report. this was never seen. this is what was suppressed. >> stuff was hid snoon who hid it in. >> siegler hid it. and she hid it well. >> did you turn over the 1,400 pages of police reports? >> no. every single thing under the law he was entitled to was turned over to him. >> in a split decision, the t texas criminal court of appeals found he did not get a fair trial and he was released in late december. >> and then you saw your family. >> and then i see my
>> praise the lord. >> it's incredible to just have that touch and the affection that you've wanted all that time and not been able to have, it's a sweet, sweet joy. >> but it is not over yet. now a new d.a. must decide whether to drop the charges or prosecute david temple all over again. >> richard schlesinger is with us now. richard, good morning. >> good morning. >> so are there other alternative suspects? >> the defense thinks so. there are some neighborhood kids she had some unpleasant interaction with and they think they might be perfectly good suspects. the case turned on how much evidence was turned against them versus how much against david temple. and so this charge that the prosecution withheld some evidence was very serious for
defense. >> how long for the v.a. to make a decision? >> there's another twist. there was a new d.a. that took office in january. the police report is almost 1,400 pages loeng. she's promised to personally review this case. she's got a lot of work ahead of her. so we don't know. a couple of months at least. >> richard schlesinger, thanks. >> you can see richard's full report "the ultimate suspects" right here on cbs. the duchess of cambridge speaks about her struggles with motherhood. ahead, her advice to new moms who feel pressure to be perfect parents. and how trees are driving up prices. >> are you going to be a perfect parent? >> i'm so not going to be a perfect parnltd. i'm going to be a deeply imperfect parent. but stay tuned. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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>> some of this is about the pressure to be a perfect parent, pretending we're all coping perfectly and loving every minute of it. it is right to talk about motherhood as a wonderful thing, but we also need to talk about its stress and strains. >> the mother of toddlers prince george and princess charlotte told women that asking for help should not be a sign of weakness, and, indeed, you'll all be hearing that a lot from me. help, help, help. >> we're here. >> especially from you, charlie. >> signed up fur baby sit sfoog awesome, awesome. americans receive millions of those annoying robocalls. ahead, plan to block the call and we invite you to subscribe to our cbs podcast on itunes and apple's ipod cast. today we feature our resident
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how much will you watch the rest of the tournament outside of carolina? >> if kentucky plays carolina, that's game i want to see. i'd love to see that. it depends how much time. i've got three or four jobs. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. you've about got a little extra work going on. >> but i love the game. >> that must have been fun for you. >> it was. i loved it. >> i love seeing you if locker room. it looks great. it looks fun. >> they know stuff too. >> they do. yeah, they do. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." charlie got to take part in the halftime show last night during march madness coverage here on cbs. it was an exciting night in college basketball. take a look. >> ten seconds left. picked off. you can buckle up here. >>
oh, my goodness. >> vick with an impressive 360-degree dunk during the only blowout in last night's ncaa regional finals. the jayhawks clobbered purdue, 9d 8-66, to advance to the elite eight. shaun o'mara scored with 40 seconds left as the 11th seeded musketeers held on to beat seventh seeded arizona 73-71? and michigan lost by one point. >> by the hair of their chinny chin chin. >> indeed. it's time to show you headlines from around the globe. the guardian shows the sproo bright projektder bulb. it's ten times more intense. the scientists are working on a project to produce clean fuel by extracting hydrogen from water
chronicle" says howard university will open campus in california at google headquarters. it will be taught by google engineers. the tech giant is trying to increase diversity in silicon valley. and the "washington post" reports the federal communications commission wants to help block illegal robocalls. more than 2 billion automated calls go out each month. many of them are fraudulent. more than one in ten adults has been a victim of phone scams. new rules proposed yesterday would allow phone companies to block robocalls that appear to come from illegitimate or unassigned phone numbers. >> a world war 2 torpedo boat that sank enemy ships and took part in two invasions has returned to its home port. volunteers in new orleans spent more than a decade restoring boetd pt 305 to the way it looked in 19444. patrol tore tebow boats were among the fastest and heavily
then john f. kennedy commanded a pt boat in the south pacific. omar villafranca is in new orleans to show us the remarkable restoration. omar, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is pt 305, also known as the "uss sudden jerk," and this is exactly what the boat looked like during world war ii. if you were a german boat and you saw this vessel, there was probably a torpedo already headed your way. after more than 70 years, the vessel is finally back home and one of the original crew members took it on another mission. >> very big honor, thank you so much. >> welcome aboard pt 305. >> reporter: after more than 70 years, jim narrison is back on his boat. the last time the former petty naval officer stepped on pt 305, he was about 19 years old and the boat was stationed off the coast of france
world war ii. on thursday the 92-year-old veteran took the newly restored vessel on its inaugural ride on louisiana's lake ponchartrain. >> it sounds the same as it did then, the vibration under your feet. >> reporter: it's the latest edition to the national world war ii museum in new orleans. there are penty of planes, ships, and other artifacts for people to see at the museum. >> great to have the 305 back at home. >> reporter: but soon visitors will be able to ride on the world's only operational pt. before it made it back to new orleans, the boat was barely salvageable. josh joshua schick is one of the curators. >> it looked to be sad. a beat up work boat. >> reporter: after world war ii the vessel kept working as a tour boat in new york city and an oyste
bay. eventually what was left of pt 305 was found in texas. it was brought back to start a vigorous ten-year restoration project. it took more than 200 volunteers, more than 120,000 hours to restore the boat to what it looked like in world war ii. the people who worked on the boat, they say it was all worth it. >> he was speechless when he came out and i had to turn away for just a second and collect myself. it's amazing. we do all this work, put all this blood, sweat, tears into it. and to have him approve is really all i wanted. and now let's teach people about it. >> we had a lot of fun. >> reporter: a one-time torpedo operator, narrison still has war stories to tell. he knew the one-ton weapon was fueled by pressed air and 180 grain proof alcohol. sometimes he admits they would sip the fuel to make sure
>> the pt wasn't going to use it all anyway, so we tapped off it a little bit. >> you tapped off a bit for yourself. >> we called it torpedo juice. >> reporter: narrison plans the ride pt 305 again with his grandkids so his family can see what it was like on his boat. >> you call it your boat. >> yeah. >> after 70-plus years, to you still feel like it's your boat? >> absolutely. you get attached to a boat, you know? anybody that's ever had a both of any size goats tets attached. you take care of it. you love it, you know. whether you own it or whether you're just a seaman on board, it's still your boat, and that's the way i feel about this one. i may not own it, but it's still my boat. >> pt 305 ran more than 70
countless torpedos like this one. but she is not ready for retirement. next week she'll start taking history buffs out for a ride on lake ponchartrain. tickets are $350 and that may sound a little bit pricey, but all the tickets for the month of april are already sold out. >> wow. >> anthony? >> omar, thank you. >> all praise to those people who created the world war 2 museum. >> what a life. >> and so great that he could ride it one more time. a vermont family is used solar panels and miles of tubes to produce maple syrup. >> reporter: there's gold in dem der hills, liquid gold, but to keep up with the competition, the maple syrup farmers are having to turn to technology. that's coming up on "cbs thi
you might be starting your day this morning with a plate of pancakes or waffles. chances are you're dousing "cbs this morning" in maple syrup. i'm getting hungry now. it's a $300 million industry and some people call it liquid gold. vermont farmers are facing increased competition from large corporations and artificially flavored corn ru
don dahler met one family using technology to preserve their cherished tradition. good morning. >> good morning. every winter when winter loosens its grips, heekers head toward the trees. the ultimate renewable resource, maple trees produce sugar four to six weeks a year potentially for hundreds of years but it only takes the taste to know that's a sweet deal. how old do you think these things are? >> 100 years old. >> reporter: for 75 winters his family has been making maple syrup. >> this looks like a good spot to me, but that's just my guess. you never know. >> reporter: this is how they used o doet when he was a boy with hand drills and hammers, horses and sleds, and thousands of buckets that had to be empties multiple times a day if the sap was really flowing. >> sounds like hard work. >> it was. here she comes. there
i don't know if there's taste to get the sweetness. >> reporter: the older the tree, the sweeter the sap. older is better in the tree business. >> yes. to you hear it. that's average. that would be going ping, ping, ping, ping, if it was faster. that's the sound of money dropping into the pail. >> how many trees were you working back then? >> probably 800 to 1,000. >> with every fourth tree being a maple there's plenty of resources for big and small businesses which now produce 1.3 million gallons of syrup a year. the sill oh ways have always been dairy farmers but a few years ago dave's nephew paul lambert took it upon himself to sweeten their business. >> it was a
long time and now it's more of an income producer for your family. >> right. it's important to us. >> reporter: drills and hammers replaced by miles of tubes tapped into 6,200 trees. that's pouring into there. high-tech equipment takes the clear sap, boils it down, which produces the liquid syrup. 70 solar panels subsidize the energy costs of the entire operation. >> we produce about 40 gallons an hour with this rig. >> 40 gallons an hour. >> yep. a total of 3,000 a year to a total of 3,500 gallons. >> before you modernized the system, what were you producing? >> sween around 300 to 500 gallons. >> that's a big difference. >> they're worried about climate change. winters in vermont are getting warmer earlier. >> the first of march would be when we tap the trees.
february, a month earlier, to get more of the days when it's above freezing during the daytime and freezing at night for sap flows. >> for now tapping earlier means longer and more profit itable seasons but a warm spell can shut things down quickly. still, when the family is working around the clock they always take the time to thank their blessings and thank the humble maple tree, the gift that keeps on giving. for people who don't live up here, what's the best part? >> the warm days, seeing the sap flow out of the tree, the taste of fresh maple syrup. >> not bad. >> not bad. >> studies at the university of rhode island found syrup contains beneficial compounds similar to those found in green tea, red wine, and berries, although, they couldn't say whether i
>> what about dousing it on a pan cake with butter? is that? i'm not so sure. >> if it makes you happy. >> they're never going to run out of that stuff. >> and he found the -- >> i like the checked shirt. >> all right, don. thank you for that. we're thrilled to have you join us tomorrow for "cbs this morning: saturday". anthony mason finally gets a day off. thanks for watching. you're watching "cbs this morning."
we will never waver in the face of terrorism. >> british police have a suspect in custody. >> police descended everywhere. the whole area was locked down. >> we must make sure it's not violence, hatred, and division but decency, tolerance and goodness that prevails in our country. >> president trump basically ordering the rliepubcans will pose this bill to change the vote. >> yesterday was the anniversary of the signing of the obamacare. today should be the beginning of its unwinding. >> fbi director james comey says ashe h no nchings to support trump's claim that he was wiretapped. >> i think the burden now is on president trump to just fie those statements. >> the senate committee is expected to keep judge gorsuch in this hot seat. >> no one remembers who john hancock was, but they know that's his signature because he wrote his name so bigly and boldly. >> you just said bigly. >> i know. >> y'brads missing jersey found by a member he
media. >> i condition believe he didn't bring a bag to carry the jersey. >> chuck barris is remembering for changing the face of reality tv. he really was a machine. he did change tv, although he didn't get credit for it at the time that he made a ton of money. >> well, there's that too. ♪ >> "cbs this morning," your favorite morning show. >> that's a good way to wake up? they say you're titled the funniest man in the senate. >> it's not hard. >> we want your body. >> identical twins in new york city stirring up double trouble when lights went out. this is why twins are so terrifying. >> all that -- >> i was once invited by president bush to have
before lunch i said what do i ask david rockefeller. >> i think it's nice to be asked to lunch by the bushes and then to say, can i bring somebody. >> -- and all that matters. >> is there something charlie can't do? >> oh, my god. where do i start. >> just give me one. >> sing like you. >> so we want to -- >> if i see them up close, they freak me out. they're a little too bold, they've got little hands. >> do you miss the "chapelle's show"? >> yeah. but the "chapelle's show" is like breaking up with a girl. you say, man, this is crazy, but i'm not going back. >> alex, you should look at this very closely so when baby cass comes you nknow what not to do. when is baby cass coming? >> this coming july. >> gayle is
we are your hosts of great day washington. tgif. >> i'm excited. fridays are getting so much more beautiful to me. i don't know why. maybe it's the weather. >> well , you know how the president and first lady are always in the news? >> i do know that. yes. >> so expect big news this weekend from mr. president and the first lady. yes, i'm talking about america's birds, the bald eagles. they have become instant celebrities since the dc eagle cam came about and they are expected to be parents when their first egg of 2017 hatches. the american eagle foundation predicts that will be this sunday. they do say they may be off by a day or two but log on and watch the eagle cam this sunday. they also expect their second egg to hatch later next week around march 30th, which is thursday. now, mr. president and the first lady already have two children, liberty and freedom. they were born and this same time last year. so that's
eagles -- >> they are rare. >> yeah . they are just hatching up a storm in dc. >> it's their home. the new ones will be named doug and sarah i believe. no, that's not true. i am just throwing it out there. >> it's not funny either. >> it's not funny. somebody is laughing. >> i hope they are. if i call called you out and you laughed let chris know. >> i'm sure we will probably the kick our ideas in with the names for the adorable birds. >> yeah. >> lib erty, freedom, doug and sarah. hold on a second. are you a dopted? no. >> they are not funny but they are nice names. >> very nice names but it's not liberty and freedom. mother nature tried to offset the cherry blossom festival. it starts tomorrow. it will be crowded this weekend because of the signature trees and they are whiter. they are re